Gustavo Petro: Dina Boluarte and Foreign Minister Miguel Ángel Mackay met with the president-elect of Colombia

Gustavo Petro: Dina Boluarte and Foreign Minister Miguel Ángel Mackay met with the president-elect of Colombia

At the meeting, the president-elect was accompanied by the vice president-elect, Francia Márquez Mina, and the designated foreign minister, Álvaro Leyva Durán.

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Gustavo Petro: Dina Boluarte and Foreign Minister Miguel Ángel Mackay met with the President-elect of Colombia

Vice President Dina Boluarte met with the President-elect of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, this Saturday in Bogotá. (Photo: Presidency)

The Vice President Dina Boluarteand the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mackay, held a working meeting with the elected president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro.

At the meeting, the president-elect was accompanied by the vice president-elect, Francia Márquez Mina, and the designated foreign minister, Álvaro Leyva Durán.

During the meeting, Boluarte highlighted the excellent state of bilateral relations and the existing coincidences between the two countries in the interest of protecting the environment and the Amazon, promoting border development and inclusion of less favored populations, strengthening the regional integration, as well as joint work to fight transnational organized crime.

Similarly, they highlighted the common interest in promoting gender equality and inclusion policy.

Both delegations agreed to hold the VII Presidential Meeting and Binational Cabinet between both countries in the first quarter of 2023 in Peru, in order to continue promoting joint bilateral policies.

In this sense, Gustavo Petrohighlighted the need to continue working together on the bilateral agenda and agreed to participate in the next Binational Cabinet, to be held in Cusco.

On the other hand , Dina Boluarte extended a cordial invitation to her Colombian counterpart, Francia Márquez, to visit Peru this year to address issues of common interest in terms of social inclusion programs.

Finally, the Minister of Foreign Affairs gave Gustavo Petro a personal letter from President Pedro Castillo conveying his congratulations on his inauguration and wishing to strengthen the bilateral ties between both countries.< /p>

Similarly, the foreign minister extended the invitation to the president-elect and the designated foreign minister to participate in the 52nd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), which will be held in Peru next October.